- Founder of Chicks with Knives, a culinary event company
- Author of Cast-Iron Cooking (Storey Publishing, 2016) which was an Amazon number one best seller
- A professionally trained chef, she’s worked with national clients to develop recipes and consumer products.
As a chef, Rachael Narins has worked in Michelin starred restaurants, on film sets (in front of the camera and behind the scenes) and cooked privately for many of the top world-renowned athletes in Los Angeles. She’s been writing professionally for more than 10 years for publications including the L.A. Times and the L.A. Weekly and has contributed to Simply Recipes, Eater, Allrecipes.com, Serious Eats, The Forward, Food & Wine Magazine, and many more.
Since 2011, Chef Rachael has taught a weekly cooking class on Reinforcing Cultural Identity Through Food to 4th and 5th graders in Manhattan Beach, California. As a UCCE Master Gardener, she also works in underserved communities teaching students how to grow food.
Favorite spice in the cupboard: "My absolute favorite spice is cardamom, with dill and allspice tied for second place in my heart and on my palate."
About Simply Recipes
Simply Recipes, a Dotdash brand, is here to help you cook delicious meals with less stress and more joy, offering recipes and cooking advice for home cooks, by home cooks. We have more than 3000 tested recipes, guides, and meal plans, and draw over 15 million readers each month. Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired.
Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.